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Kings and Queens of England

Timeline & Burial Sites

REIGN NAME Born-Died, Aged BURIAL SITE
SAXON PERIOD
802-839 Egbert 770-839, 69 Winchester Cathedral
839-856 Ethelwulf elder son of Egbert
795-858, 63 Winchester Cathedral
856-860 Ethelbald (meaning 'Noble Bold'), eldest son of Ethelwulf
831-860, 29 Sherborne Abbey
860-865 Ethelbert(means Magnificent Noble) son of Ethelwulf
835-865, 30 Sherborne Abbey
865-871 Ethelred I, son of Ethelwulf
837-871, 34 Wimborne
871-899 Alfred the Great. Son of Ethelwulf 849-899, 50 Originally at Winchester, but now sadly unknown.
899-924 Edward the Elder. Son of Alred the Great 871-924, 53 Winchester Cathedral
924-939 Athelstan. 'the Glorious' Son of Edward the Elder 895-939, 44 Malmesbury Abbey
924 Ælfweard, son of Edward ??-924, ?? Winchester Cathedral
939-946 Edmund I the Elder, son of Edward the Elder
921-946, 25 Glastonbury Abbey
946-955 Edred, son of Edward 923-955, 32 Winchester Cathedral
955-959 Edwy All-Fair, son of King Edmund I 941-959, 36 Winchester Cathedral
959-975 Edgar or Eadgar I, son of King Edmund I 943-975, 32 Glastonbury Abbey
975-978 Edward the Martyr, son of King Edgar I 962-978, 16 Brookwood, Surrey
978-1013
1014-1016
Ethelred II, aka Ethelred the Unready. Son of King Edgar I 968-1016, 48 St Paul's Cathedral, London
DANISH
1013-1014 Sweyn I, or Sweyn Forkbeard 960-1014, 54 Norway
SAXON
1014-1016 Ethelred II, (returned from exile after death of Sweyn) 968-1016, 48 St Paul's Cathedral, London
1016 Edmund Ironside, son of Ethelred II 989-1016, 27 Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset
DANISH
1016-1035 Canute the Great. Son of Sweyn Forkbeard 995-1035, 40 Winchester Cathedral
1035-1040 Harold I Harefoot, son of Canute the Great 1015-1040, 25 Westminster
1040-1042 Harthacanute, son of Canute the Great 1018-1042, 24 Winchester Cathedral
SAXON RESTORATION
1043-1066 Edward the Confessor, son of Ethelred the Unready 1002-1066, 64 Westminster Abbey
Jan-Oct 1066 Harold II, son of Godwin, earl of Wessex 1022-1066, 44 Waltham Abbey
Oct-Dec 1066 Edgar Ætheling, aka Edgar the Outlaw, son of Edward the Exile 1051-1126, 75  
NORMANS
1066-1087 William I, aka William the Conqueror 1027-1087, 60 France
1087-1100 William II Rufus (the red), second son of King William I
1056-1100, 44 Winchester Cathedral
1100-1135 Henry I, 4th son of King William I 1068-1135, 67 Reading Abbey
1135-54 Stephen, son of Stephen, Count of Blois 1096-1154, 58 Faversham Abbey
PLANTAGENETS
1154-1189 Henry II, son of Geoffrey of Anjou 1133-1189, 56 France
1189-99 Richard I, the Lionheart, third legitimate son of King Henry II 1157-1199, 42 France
1199-1216 John "Lackland", younger brother of King Richard I 1166-1216, 50 Worcester Cathedral
1216-1272 Henry III son of King John Lackland 1207-1272, 65 Westminster Abbey
1272–1307 Edward I "Longshanks" "Hammer of the Scots" son of King Henry III 1239-1307, 68 Westminster
1307–1327 Edward II son of King Edward I 1284-1327, 43 Gloucester Cathedral
1327-1377 Edward III, son of King Edward II 1312-1377, 65 Westminster
1377–1399 Richard II, son of Edward the Black Prince 1367-1400, 33 Westminster
HOUSE OF LANCASTER
1399–1413 Henry IV, third and oldest surviving son of King Edward III 1367-1413, 46 Canterbury Cathedral
1413–1422 Henry V, son of King Henry IV 1387-1422, 35 Westminster
1422–1461 Henry VI, only child of King Henry V 1421-1471, 50 Windsor Castle
HOUSE OF YORK
1461–1483 Edward IV, second son of Richard, Duke of York 1442-1483, 41 Windsor Castle
Apr-June 1483 Edward V (one of the Princes in the Tower, never crowned), son of Edward IV 1470-1483, 13 Westminster
1483–1485 Richard III, eighth son of Richard Duke of York 1452-1485, 33 Greyfriars Church, Leicester, but now lost
TUDORS
1485–1509 Henry VII, only son of Edmund Tudor and Lady Margaret Beaufort 1457-1509, 52 Westminster Abbey
1509-1547 Henry VIII, younger son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York 1491-1547, 55 Windsor Castle
1547-1553 Edward VI, son of Henry VIII 1537-1553, 15 Westminster Abbey
9 days,1553 Lady Jane Grey, a great-granddaughter of Henry VII 1537-1554, 17 Tower of London (executed)
1553-1558 Queen Mary I (aka Bloody Mary) 1516-1558, 42 Westminster Abbey
1558-1603 Elizabeth I (The Virgin Queen), daughter of Henry VIII 1533-1603, 70 Westminster Abbey
STUARTS
1603–1625 James I, only child of Mary I, Queen of Scots & Lord Darnley 1566-1625, 59 Westminster Abbey
1625-1649 Charles I, son of James I of England 1600-1649, 49 Windsor Castle
COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND
1653-1658 Oliver Cromwell, lord protector of England 1599-1658, 59 His head is buried in Cambridge
1658-1659 Richard Cromwell, third son of Oliver Cromwell 1626-1712, 86  
STUARTS RESTORATION
1660-1685 Charles II, son of Charles I 1630-1685, 55 Westminster Abbey
1685-1688 James II, son of Charles I 1633-1701, 68 France
1689-1702 William III, son of William II Prince of Orange 1650-1702, 52 Westminster Abbey
1702-1707 Anne, daughter of James II 1665-1714, 49 Westminster Abbey
HOUSE OF HANOVER - the Hanoverians
1714-1727 George I, eldest son of Ernst August, a German prince, and of his wife, Sophia 1660-1727, 67 Hanover, Germany
1727-1760 George II 1683-1760, 77 Westminster Abbey
1760-1820 George III 1738-1820, 82 Windsor Castle
1820-1830 George IV 1762-1830, 68 Windsor Castle
1830-1837 William IV 1765-1837, 72 Windsor Castle
1837-1901 Victoria 1819-1901, 82 Windsor Castle
1901–1910 Edward VII 1841-1910, 69 Windsor Castle
HOUSE OF WINDSOR
1910–1936 George V 1865-1936, 71 Windsor Castle
Jan-Dec 1936 Edward VIII 1894-1972, 78 Windsor Castle
1936-1952 George VI 1895-1952, 57 Windsor Castle
1952-present Elizabeth II 1926  

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